This Raspberry Mocktail is the perfect way to make a delicious drink for kids and adults! Whip this up for your next party, or enjoy sipping this non-alcoholic beverage at home. Refreshing drinks like this are fun and easy!
It's always a good idea to have a non-alcoholic option on hand for the hot summer days. During that time of year, the summer heat is making it hot and miserable, and this is where mocktail recipes like this shine.
It's one of my favorite drinks because of the simple ingredients and the refreshing taste. I also think it's a great option to have for baby showers or an alternative to alcoholic versions of the drink. If you love the taste of fresh raspberries, you're going to enjoy the flavor of this fruity beverage.
- Lemon-lime soda - You could always use a different type of soda, but this one tends to balance with the flavors.
- Raspberry puree - This gives the drink that fresh raspberry taste.
- Fresh lime juice - For a boost of citrus flavor.
See recipe card for quantities.
How to Make A Raspberry Mocktail
The steps for making this delicious mocktail are easy to do. Enjoy!
Step One: Add the ice cubes into a wine glass or mason jar. Add the raspberry puree and lime juice.
Step Two: Top with the soda and stir. Add the garnish and serve.
Adding fresh mint is a great way to add more flavor. The mint really stands out in a great way with the rest of the ingredients!
Here are a few options that you can use in place of the ingredients listed on the recipe card:
- Raspberry syrup - If you don't have puree, you can use syrup to get that raspberry flavor.
- Club soda - This can also be used in place of soda water. Mineral water is a great option, too. You may want to sweeten it with simple syrup, honey, or maple syrup since these are not sweetened.
- Fresh lemon juice - Instead of lime juice, lemon juice works also.
Sometimes, changing up the ingredients can create a whole new flavor.
- Fresh fruit - While this is the perfect drink made with raspberries, you can use other types of fruit or berries to make a new beverage. It's so much fun to try the different flavors.
- Turn this into a classic cocktail - If you want to add alcohol, a splash of vodka is a great choice.
- Add garnish - Drink recipes like this are super fun to add a garnish. You can add lime wedges, fresh berries, or even mint leaves as good options.
See this Virgin Espresso Martini for another great drink recipe without alcohol!
Non-alcoholic drinks like this are simple. You don't even need a cocktail shaker. The main equipment that you'll need to have is a fine mesh sieve that you use to remove the seeds of the raspberries. Besides that, you only need mason jars or drinking glasses to enjoy.
This drink is best served fresh. If you want to make anything in advance, you can prep the raspberry puree and have that stored in an airtight container until you are ready to serve.
Absolutely. Instead of using a fresh raspberry option, you can follow the recipe card and just use fresh strawberries. This is a great alternative to still get that same fruity flavor.
You can. If you want to make the drink and freeze it for a bit to get a slushy effect, it's a fun way to serve a cold drink during the hot summer days.
Technically, you can, but you would need to add simple syrup to sweeten it. And there is so much more flavor when you use the soda. An alternative is using sparkling water or seltzer plus a sweetener.
Peach slices, pineapple, blackberries, and blueberries are just a few options. You can literally use any fruit or juice to make this mocktail recipe. Choose a fruit that has flavorful fruit juice that will pair well with other citrus flavors.
That way, when you complete the rest of the simple steps on the recipe card, everything comes together perfectly for a delicious drink outcome.
Looking for other recipes like this? Try these:
- 10 oz lemon lime soda
- 2 oz raspberry puree
- ½ teaspoon fresh lime juice
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- Put ice in a wine glass.
- Add lime juice and raspberry puree.
- Top off with soda. Stir.
- Garnish and serve.
- Thaw the berries in the microwave or by leaving out at room temperature for an hour. Press through a fine mesh sieve to remove the seeds.